Monday, September 10, 2007

City of Arabia appoints Hill International for supervision of Mall of Arabia construction

City of Arabia, the milestone project in the heart of Dubailand, has announced the appointment of Hill International, a leading global consulting firm, as the Construction Managers for the mega shopping complex, Mall of Arabia, which is one of the largest and ambitious retail outlets in the world.

Hill International has worked on major construction management projects such as the Shams in Abu Dhabi, Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and Comcast Center in Philadelphia.

Mall of Arabia
"We are delighted to appoint Hill International as our Construction Managers. We have had a long standing relationship with Hill since 2005, and hence we appointed them as the Project Managers for City of Arabia development. We are confident that Hill can manage the construction of mega Mall of Arabia, with the progress of this challenging and innovative project further," say Ilyas Galadari, the Chairman, Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group.

The City of Arabia is the largest private property projects in the major development in Dubailand. The downtown Dubailand comprises the Mall of Arabia, the largest shopping mall in the region, a dinosaur theme park with 100 animatronic dinosaurs, the Restless Planet; and a 10km Wadi Walk, with Mediterrancean style apartments, shops and cafes apart from the canal - thirty four tower blocks for mixed use i.e., hotel, residential, commercial.

This realty project in Dubai, on its completion, will provided housing for about 35000 residents.

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